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Stay Current with Wordpress Updates

Stay Current with Wordpress Updates
WordPress has grown to become one of the dominant publishing platforms in use by the online adult entertainment industry, due to its “free” cost and powerful feature set — yet some question the frequency of its update schedule and the necessity of following it. The short course: a... More »

Compression Versus Style

Compression Versus Style
One of the least glamorous and most often overlooked factors in website design is code formatting — the layout, structure and syntax of the JavaScript, HTML or other commands that define a website or mobile app. For the majority of developers relying on software tools such as Dreamweaver for ... More »

Visa Issues New Rules for Upselling

Visa Issues New Rules for Upselling
Visa released new requirements regarding high-risk transactions and this affects you! I constantly hear that one of the benefits to working with an IPSP is that you can cross sell with other sponsored merchants. As this was never the intent of Visa they have revised their operating regulations to ma... More »

Mobile Billing: Offerings in Europe, the U.S.

Mobile Billing: Offerings in Europe, the U.S.
Mobile/wireless technology has evolved considerably since the late 1990s, and in 2011, mobile devices aren’t just for making phone calls; they are also used for everything from checking soccer scores to sending e-mail to getting the local weather forecast. Further, mobile devices are often use... More »

E-Wallets Provide Versatile Alternative

E-Wallets Provide Versatile Alternative
The almighty credit card continues to be the dominant payment method for e-commerce in the U.S., but when one travels around the world, it becomes quite apparent that man does not live by credit card alone in cyberspace. Indeed, the fact that credit cards are so popular among American consumers does... More »

Alternatives for Adult Gain Speed

Alternatives for Adult Gain Speed
When American webmasters travel to Europe on business, one of the first things they learn is that credit cards aren’t necessarily as revered overseas as they are in the U.S.. Credit cards are a way of life in the U.S., but in many European countries, they take a back seat to alternative paymen... More »

The Future of 2257

The Future of 2257
For several years the adult industry’s legal focus has been on hot button topics like online piracy, and, of course, .XXX. With a Democrat in the White House, adult business owners are understandably less concerned about criminal prosecution than they are about economic survival these days. Be... More »

On Mobile: Emerging Markets

On Mobile: Emerging Markets
In my last article I wrote about “The Mobile Business in Europe.” Today I’d like to provide you with some facts about Emerging Markets and why you shouldn’t ignore them for your mobile strategy. Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and South America are massive markets and offer a h... More »

Proper .htaccess Ordering

Proper .htaccess Ordering
Webmasters and server administrators have long valued .htaccess files for a wide range of uses — from access controls to enhance security; to redirects for performance and search engine optimization. While you may be familiar with these flexible files and their myriad uses, have you ever cons... More »

JQuery Lets Users Drag, Drop, Sort

JQuery Lets Users Drag, Drop, Sort
One of the most compelling uses for jQuery is its ability to enhance the interactivity of next-gen user interface applications. In this arena, several techniques standout, such as the interactions offered by its Draggable, Droppable and Sortable plugins. According to the jQuery UI website (www.jque... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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